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January 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall
The City of Lake Forest and Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring the Lake Forest New Business Reception on Wednesday, January 18, at 6 p.m. at Lake Forest City Hall (25550 Commercentre Drive).
The reception is designed to provide new businesses with an overview of the City's Business Development and Attraction Program and the various business tools that can enhance their operations in Lake Forest. Businesses wishing to network with other Lake Forest businesses are also invited.
The reception will be held in an open-house format to facilitate greater agencies participating in the event. Information booths will include Business Watch, Planning and Building, Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Small Business Administration, the Orange County Business Service Center, SCORE Business Counselors, Small Business Development Center, and more.
January 19, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lake Forest Sports Park
High school students can create their college options. This workshop will cover 25 ways NOT to choose a college, standardized test tips and how to avoid common mistakes. Financial Aid will be explained – Merit Aid vs Need-Based Aid, FAFSA, EFC and Profile. Find out what questions to ask a college. Parents are free with paid student and are encouraged to attend.
January 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall
The Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting - The third Thursday of every month. To access the full agenda, click on the "Full Agenda" link to your right. It will take you to the Agenda page where you can select the current year and meeting date.
January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cherry Park
Neighbors of Cherry Park, Darrin Park, Pebble Creek Park can attend this workshop to provide feedback on park use and amenities to shape the upcoming renovation. For more information, including taking a brief survey and to sign up for newsletter mailings, please click on the link.
January 27, 2017, All Day @ City Hall
The City of Lake Forest is closed every other Friday.
January 28, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Pittsford Park
Come be a part of this annual winter event and hit the snow laden slopes at Pittsford Park! Grab the kids, the camera, and your friends and come play in the snow where sleds and saucers will be available to slide down Mount Pittsford. There will also be a free snow play area for kids 5 and under open during the entire
event. Check out additional attractions at the event and bring your camera for guest appearances from a galaxy far away. Food and drinks are available for a
nominal fee. Pre-registration is mandatory. Tickets are sold out by the time of the event. Everyone who sleds down the hill must have a pre-purchased wristband.
Children under five are required to ride with an adult.
January 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ City Hall
The City of Lake Forest, and Orange County SBDC are co-sponsoring the Exporting Essentials for Business Seminar on Tuesday, January 31 at Lake Forest City Hall. Many companies start exporting when an overseas buyer inquires about their product. This workshop will cover all the essentials of exporting to help save time and prevent companies from making costly mistakes along the way. It will also provide strategies to help increase international sales.
The following topics will be covered:
• Qualifying International Customers and Communication Methods
• Product, International Price and intercoms
• Methods of Payment
• International Sales Agreements
• Export Compliance Requirements and many more
Light dinner and refreshments will be provided. Registration and networking starts at 3:30 p.m. Program starts at 4:00 p.m. Reserve your seat today by clicking on the register link.